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  • He had known how to light a fire that would smoulder long enough for him to get away. Cited from Dab Kinzer, by William O. Stoddard
  • As for the man she left behind, his eyes looked into the smouldering fire till well toward morning. Cited from A Court of Inquiry, by Grace S. Richmond
  • At each door is an open air fire, which smoulders all day. Cited from Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier, by James Inglis
  • The next day a party was sent back to the smouldering town to see if any food could be found. Cited from David Crockett, by John S. C. Abbott
  • The fire smouldered and eventually burned through the wall to the school next door.
  • All the same, the thought of her had been smouldering in me. Cited from Hunger, by Knut Hamsun
  • He had left a smouldering fire, and now no fire was there. Cited from A Boy's Ride, by Gulielma Zollinger
  • And now he asked a question which had smouldered long in his breast. Cited from Contrary Mary, by Temple Bailey
  • If any had been there to see, he might have observed a strange fire smouldering in her eyes. Cited from A Texas Ranger, by William MacLeod Raine
  • The young man turned a pair of smouldering eyes upon his enemies. Cited from The Ne'er-Do-Well, by Rex Beach
  • Below me was the town, still burning in places and smouldering in others. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Alice; how can you remain up here all alone, and by that smouldering fire? Cited from Muslin, by George Moore
  • Some said it had been smouldering away ever since we left Liverpool. Cited from Peter the Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • To the black and smouldering shores the live things slowly made their way. Cited from Nomads Of The North, by James Oliver Curwood
  • But the fire in the interior remained smouldering for some time afterwards. Cited from Recollections of Old Liverpool, by A Nonagenarian
  • All the space behind her chair is covered with smouldering papers. Cited from The Italians, by Frances Elliot
  • Only at one point did he find fire smouldering. Cited from The Young Wireless Operator--As a Fire Patrol, by Lewis E. Theiss
  • Farther on along the ridge his eye caught sight of a low smouldering fire. Cited from Vittoria by George Meredith, v4
  • So we seated ourselves, all three, for a while round the smouldering fire. Cited from Henry Brocken, by Walter J. de la Mare
  • The heat of the day gathered over our heads and smouldered in the east. Cited from The Belfry, by May Sinclair
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How smoulder gets used

Meaning of smoulder

  • noun A fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame
    the smoulder suddenly became a blaze